Cell Adhesion and Mechanics





Molecular basis for fluidization of cancer cells

Mège RM

Nature Materials


Influence of proliferation on the motions of epithelial monolayers invading adherent strips

Gauquelin E, Tlili S, Gay C, Peyret G, Mège RM, Fardin MA, Ladoux B

Soft Matter


Mechanobiology of collective cell behaviours

Ladoux B & Mège RM

Nature Reviews Molecular Cell Biology


Spindle pole cohesion requires glycosylation-mediated localization of NuMA

Magescas J., Sengmanivong L., Viau A., Mayeux A., Dang T., Burtin M., Nilsson U.J., Leffler H., Poirier F., Terzi F., Delacour D.

Scientific Report


A phenomenological model of cell-cell adhesion mediated by cadherins

Mancini S, Mège RM, Sarels B, Strale PO.

J Math Biol.


Front-Rear Polarization by Mechanical Cues: From Single Cells to Tissues

Ladoux B, Mège RM, Trepat X.

Trends Cell Biol.


Plasticity of the brush border -
the yin and yang of intestinal homeostasis

Feb 3, 2016

Delacour D, Salomon J, Robine S, Louvard D.
Nat Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol.

Early Passage
Dependence of Mesenchymal Stem Cell Mechanics Influences Cellular Invasion and

Nov 18, 2015

Spagnol ST, Lin WC, Booth EA, Ladoux B, Lazarus HM, Dahl KN.
Ann Biomed Eng.

Protrusive waves guide 3D cell migration along nanofibers

Nov 9, 2015

Guetta-Terrier C, Monzo P, Zhu J, Long H, Venkatraman L, Zhou Y, Wang P, Chew SY, Mogilner A, Ladoux B, Gauthier NC.
J Cell Biol.

Actin-Based Transport Adapts Polarity Domain Size to Local Cellular Curvature

Oct 19, 2015

Bonazzi D, Haupt A, Tanimoto H, Delacour D, Salort D, Minc N.
Curr Biol.

The mechanotransduction machinery at work at adherens junctions

Oct 5, 2015

Ladoux B, Nelson WJ, Yan J, Mège RM.
Integr Biol (Camb)

Regulation of epithelial cell organization by tuning cell-substrate adhesion

Ravasio A, Le AP, Saw TB, Tarle V, Ong HT, Bertocchi C, Mège RM, Lim CT, Gov NS, Ladoux B.

Integr Biol (Camb).


A Chlamydia effector recruits CEP170 to reprogram host microtubule organization

Sep 15, 2015

Dumoux M, Menny A, Delacour D, Hayward RD.
J Cell Sci.

The formation of ordered nanoclusters controls cadherin anchoring to actin and cell-cell contact fluidity

Jul 20, 2015

Strale PO, Duchesne L, Peyret G, Montel L, Nguyen T, Png E, Tampé R, Troyanovsky S, Hénon S, Ladoux B, Mège RM.
J Cell Biol.

Heterogeneous flow kinematics of cellulose nanofibril suspensions under shear

Jun 28, 2015

Martoïa F, Perge C, Dumont PJ, Orgéas L, Fardin MA, Manneville S, Belgacem MN.
Soft Matter.

Adaptive rheology and ordering of cell cytoskeleton govern matrix rigidity sensing

Jun 25, 2015

Gupta M, Sarangi BR, Deschamps J, Nematbakhsh Y, Callan-Jones A, Margadant F, Mège RM, Lim CT, Voituriez R, Ladoux B.
Nat Commun.

In vivo examination of the cortical cytoskeleton in multiciliated cells using electron tomography

May 27, 2015

Clare DK, Dumoux M, Delacour D.
Methods Cell Biol

Mechanical link between durotaxis, cell polarity and anisotropy during cell migration

Aubry D, Gupta M, Ladoux B, Allena R.

Phys Biol.


Overexpression of galectin-7 in mouse epidermis leads to loss of cell junctions and defective skin repair

Mar 5, 2015

Gendronneau G, Sanii S, Dang T, Deshayes F, Delacour D, Pichard E, Advedissian T, Sidhu SS, Viguier M, Magnaldo T, Poirier F.
PLoS One

High-resolution imaging of cellular processes across textured surfaces using an indexed-matched elastomer

Mar 1, 2015

Ravasio A, Vaishnavi S, Ladoux B, Viasnoff V.
Acta Biomater.

Mechanics of epithelial closure over non-adherent environments

Jan 22, 2015

Vedula SR, Peyret G, Cheddadi I, Chen T, Brugués A, Hirata H, Lopez-Menendez H, Toyama Y, de Almeida LN, Trepat X, Lim CT, Ladoux B.
Nat Commun.

Micropillar substrates: a tool for studying cell mechanobiology

Jan 8, 2015

Gupta M, Kocgozlu L, Sarangi BR, Margadant F, Ashraf M, Ladoux B.
Methods Cell Biol.